31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
2
Washington DC
— 4 nights
3
New York City
— 6 nights
4
Miami
— 5 nights
5
New Orleans
— 4 nights
6
Los Angeles
— 5 nights

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Walt Disney Family Museum and Crocker Art Museum. Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to California State Railroad Museum (in Sacramento), Sapphire Hill Winery (in Healdsburg) and Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Lands End, examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and stroll around Presidio of San Francisco.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read San Francisco holiday app.

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to San Francisco. Traveling from Sydney in January, things will get colder in San Francisco: highs are around 17°C and lows about 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Sacramento, Sapphire Hill Winery, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
California State Railroad Museum ©
California State Railroad Museum

4
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Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Step off the beaten path and head to Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception and National Museum of the Marine Corps. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like George Washington's Mount Vernon and The Walters Art Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Washington DC: Ford Orientation Center (in Mount Vernon), Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center (in Chantilly) and Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont (in Falmouth). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, get engrossed in the history at Smithsonian American Art Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Washington DC trip planner.

Fly from San Francisco to Washington DC in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway and train. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in January; daily highs in Washington DC reach 7°C and lows reach -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mount Vernon, Arlington, The Walters Art Museum, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, National Museum of the Marine Corps
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National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
National Museum of the Marine Corps
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery

6
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and The Met Cloisters. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Patrick's Cathedral and Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, see the interesting displays at Tenement Museum, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, and make a trip to Times Square.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read New York City journey planner.

Traveling by train from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in New York City, with lows of -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Met Cloisters ©
The Met Cloisters

5
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Get in touch with nature at Fort Lauderdale Beach and Wakodahatchee Wetlands. You'll explore and learn at Wynwood Walls and Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Miami: Hollywood Beach (in Hollywood), Everglades National Park (Shark Valley Visitor Center & Pineland Trail) and Everglades Alligator Farm (in Homestead). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park, see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, wander the streets of Wynwood, and browse the different shops at Mizner Park.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Miami trip website.

You can fly from New York City to Miami in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in January, with highs in Miami at 29°C and lows at 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Miami

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Everglades National Park, Delray Beach, Hollywood Beach, Art Deco Historic District, Everglades Alligator Farm
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Fort Lauderdale Beach ©
Fort Lauderdale Beach
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park ©
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Get a sense of the local culture at The National WWII Museum and Royal Street. Museum-lovers will appreciate Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and New Orleans Pharmacy Museum. Get out of town with these interesting New Orleans side-trips: Whitney Plantation (in Wallace) and Houmas House Plantation and Gardens (in Darrow). There's much more to do: partake in some friendly competition at Escape My Room New Orleans, get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Old New Orleans Rum Distillery, and view the masterpieces at Jamie Hayes Gallery.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the New Orleans trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Miami to New Orleans takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Miami to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Miami in February: highs in New Orleans hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Whitney Plantation, Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens
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Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site ©
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation

5
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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Getty Center and Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum. Mission San Juan Capistrano and Battleship USS Iowa Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Palm Springs Art Museum (in Palm Springs) and Old Town Temecula (in Temecula). There's much more to do: stroll through The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens, wander the streets of Angelino Heights Historic Area, examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum, and stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles trip maker.

You can fly from New Orleans to Los Angeles in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New Orleans to Los Angeles. Traveling from New Orleans in February, expect nights in Los Angeles to be little chillier, around 12°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 25°C. You'll set off for home on the 14th (Fri).

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Palm Springs Art Museum, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, Mission San Juan Capistrano, Old Town Temecula, The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens
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Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano

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